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'Indo-Gangetic plain vulnerable to quakes'

KANPUR: The entire Indo-Gangetic plain is vulnerable to earthquakes. Experts and geologists at IIT-Kanpur said that settlements in Indo-Gangetic plain in parts of UP and Bihar are at risk of tremors. They said that threat looms large over the cities ... Times of India, 4 weeks ago

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Indiatimes, 1 month ago

Determining Particulate Matter and Black Carbon Exfiltration Estimates for Traditional Cookstove Use in Rural Nepalese Village Households

A majority of black carbon (BC) emitted to the atmosphere in the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP) region is from burning biomass fuel used in traditional, open-design cookstoves. However, BC and particulate matter (PM) household emissions are not well ...
 Environmental Science & Technology1 month ago

Notch Up the Tang: Amchoor, the Summer Cooler

At Indian Accent, the contemporary Indian restaurant in Delhi, the much-awaited summer menu introduces us to an Indian version of pla eung prik manao . The Thai catfish with lime and ginger, steamed lightly in pandan leaves, is, of course, hugely ...
 NDTV59 minutes ago

Basmati rice to get IPR protection as exporters support Centre's view

India's famous Basmati rice is set to get intellectual property rights (IPR) protection in the home country. With its exporters supporting the Centre's view that Madhya Pradesh can't be deemed part of the Indo-Gangetic plain, decks have been cleared ...
 Financial Express11 hours ago

Flood threat in Nepal after landslide blocks river

A massive landslide in western Nepal has blocked a river that also flows through India, forcing thousands of people to flee to safety and triggering fears of a flood, officials said on Sunday. The Kali Gandaki River in Myagdi district, about 140km north-west of the capital, Kathmandu, has created a deep and growing new lake after the landslide overnight. Nepal Police in their twitter account said that the water level in the artificial dam, created after the blockage of the river, has risen by ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago Landslide blocks river in Nepal, raises fears of flood  Press Trust of India2 days ago

Thousands relieved as landslide dammed Nepal river resumes flow

The danger of a possible flash flood in Nepal and India was averted on Monday as a landslide dammed river started flowing normally after sweeping away debris that had blocked it, allowing thousands of people to return to their homes. The KaliGandakiRiver, which was blocked by the landslide on Saturday, started flowing after 16 hours of blockage, according to officials. “The area is now out of danger,” Chief District Officer of Myagdi, Tek Bahadur KC, said. People in Nepal's Myagdi ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago Nepal river blocked by landslide resumes normal flow  DNA India1 day ago Nepal's Kali Gandaki river blocked by landslide resumes normal flow after 16 hours  Economic Times1 day ago
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Nepal warns India of floods post massive landslides

Nepal on Sunday alerted India of a possible flash floods in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh after massive landslides, likely triggered by recent devastating earthquakes, blocked Kali Gandaki River in western Nepal, creating a huge artificial lake. ...
 Millennium Post2 days ago Landslide in Nepal again, flood alert in India too  Asian Age2 days ago India alerted of floods in UP, Bihar after artificial lake formed in Nepal  DeshGujarat2 days ago India alerted of floods after artificial lake formed in Nepal  IBNLive India News2 days ago
Millennium Post

Nation rests on very shaky ground

About 80 percent of India's population resides in regions that are vulnerable to earthquakes of moderate to extreme intensity. If an earthquake of a magnitude as strong as the Nepal earthquake occurs in India, will our buildings survive? Last ...
 Millennium Post2 days ago

Why Ganga is now less a river, more a toxic waterway

Over 70% of the sewage that flows into the Ganga is untreated," says Hukum Singh, BJP member from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh and chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on water resources. Singh, whose committee submitted a report on the ...
 Economic Times4 days ago Are Modi govt's initiatives enough to clean Ganga?  Economic Times4 days ago Are Modi govts initiatives enough to clean Ganga  New Delhi News.Net3 days ago

How arsenic contamination is affecting the Ganga basin

NEW DELHI: There's more that ails the Ganga basin than meets the eye - large swathes of the region's groundwater are affected by arsenic poisoning, a health hazard that's been largely ignored while the government focuses on reducing the flow of ...
 Economic Times4 days ago
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